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Ikeja Electric Partners CDCs And CDAs To Empower New Payment Agents |    Ikeja Electric Reinforces Commitment To Safety With Launch Of Power Play |    Invitation For Pre-Qualification For Manufacturers, Suppliers And Contractors |    Youth Empowerment: Ikeja Electric Trains Youth On Entrepreneurship |    Electricity Usage Monitoring, Disconnection and Reconnection: Request for Proposal (RFP) |    Ikeja Electric Flags Off Youth Empowerment Project |    Ikeja Electric Commissions New Transformers |    Man Docked For Stealing N735,000 Belonging To Ikeja Electric |    Three remanded in Prison for tampering with Ikeja Electric’s installations    Ikeja Electric Rewards 25 Customers In Energy4Life 4th Anniversary Reward Draw |    Ikeja Electric Bags International Certification For ISO 9001 And OHSAS 18001     Ikeja Electric Organizes Safety Engagement Program For Licensed Electrical Contractors Association Of Nigeria (LECAN) |    Ikeja Electric To Commence Complete Rehabilitation Of Maryland Injection Substation |    Ikeja Electric Unveils Anniversary Rewards For Loyal Customers |    Ikeja Electric Commences Customer Data Capture Exercise |    Speech Delivered At Official MoU Signing Ceremony Between Ikeja Electric And Mojec International Ltd |    Crowd Throngs Ikeja Electric's Medical Outreach |    Planned TCN Upgrade Of Ejigbo And Alimosho Power Transformers |    Ikeja Electric, XT Monitor Organises Medical Outreach For Lagos Communities    Customers To Enjoy More Power Supply As IE Upgrades Ogudu Injection Substation |    Two Jailed For Vandalizing Ikeja Electric Equipment |    Ikeja Electric Promotes 97 Employees |    NSCDC Arrests Two For Vandalising Ikeja Electric Cable |    Ikeja Electric Restores Power To Lagos Community Following Equipment Vandalism |    Ikeja Electric Introduces Young Engineers' Programme |    We’re still providing meters to customers |    Vandals Arrested, Remanded In Kirikiri Prisons |    Ikeja Electric Cautions Residents Against Activities Under Power Lines |    Ikeja Electric Adds 15MVA Injection Capacity To Her Network |    Court Jails Man for Vandalizing IE Assets |    Ikeja Electric Commissions Two New Injection Substations |

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Ikeja Electric Partners CDCs And CDAs to Empower New Payment Agents

… Starts pilot scheme with Ikorodu Communities

Ikeja Electric, Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution network, has introduced a new scheme under which Community Development Associations and Committees nominate community members to become her payment agents, with the pilot scheme kicking off in the Ikorodu area of Lagos.

This was marked with the handing over of free POS terminals to payment agents nominated by the CDAs and CDCs in Ikorodu. This scheme is being financed by the United Bank for Africa Plc, with E-Top, a payment solution provider, providing the POS machines free of charge. (more…)

Ikeja Electric Reinforces Commitment To Safety With Launch Of Power Play


Lagos, Nigeria: February 7, 2018: Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company, has taken its safety enlightenment campaign a notch higher with the unveiling of its proprietary board game tagged Power Play©.

The game, which is novel in the electricity industry is designed as an education and entertainment tool, which provides information relating to hazards and common violations as well as other operational aspects of the the use of electricity, to customers in IE network, in a family-friendly format. (more…)

Invitation For Pre-Qualification Of Manufacturers, Suppliers And Contractors


The management of Ikeja Electric intends to engage the services of competent, reliable and interested Contractors with a good track record and experience in the Power and other related sectors. The aim is to maintain a robust supply base and to establish a database of competent vendors and suppliers. (more…)

Youth Empowerment: Ikeja Electric Trains Youth On Entrepreneurship


Lagos, Nigeria: February 2, 2018: In demonstration of its commitment towards youth development in Nigeria, leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), recently organized a youth empowerment programme to train 40 participants across its network.

The two-week vocational training was held at the Community Vocational Centre in Oshodi, Lagos and it provided a platform for the participants to hone their culinary and entrepreneurial skills, with a view to setting up small scale business.

In his statement, the company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Felix Ofulue, explained that the initiative is in line with the company’s Personal Corporate Social Responsibilities (PCSR) and it was designed to empower youth with entrepreneurial skills which will help reduce the level of unemployment across the country.

“At Ikeja Electric, we are deeply passionate about providing opportunities for Nigerian youths to hone their entrepreneurial skills through various platforms because we believe that there are millions of youth out there who need the right opportunities and support to develop. That is why we will continually strive to create the avenues for youth empowerment, “he said.

Ofulue described the project as one of the ways which Ikeja Electric continues to enrich lives of youth across its network in a bid to help them achieve their dreams and aspirations

In his words, “this initiative underscores our determination to enrich lives and contribute to humanity. We will continue to create robust platforms and opportunities to facilitate the dreams of our youth who have ambition to succeed as entrepreneurs among other things.

He further urged the participants to embrace the training as it will expose them to positive ideas that can transform their lives to become an ideal for other youths in the society to emulate.

Ikeja Electric Flags Off Youth Empowerment Project 2018 (YEP2018)

…Empowers Youth Via Vocational Skill Acquisition Initiative

As part of our drive to impact society and improve the lot of teeming Nigeria youth through our various CSR initiatives, IE has embarked on a youth empowerment project that will provide vocational training for youths from various communities while inculcating a step-by step guide to starting a small-scale business. (more…)

Ikeja Electric Commission New Transformers

In a bid to strengthen the network and improve power supply to customers across its network, the management of Ikeja Business Unit last week commissioned three (3) transformer substations to relieve overloaded transformers.

Olowu II 300KVA transformer, one of the newly commissioned transformers will relieve Medical and Olowu transformers, bringing the heavy load- shedding experienced by customers in Mobolaji Bank Anthony way, Ajoke Apena Street and Unity Street to an end. (more…)

Man Docked For Stealing N735,000 Belonging To Ikeja Electric

Lagos, Nigeria: January 9, 2018: A 35 year old man, Olowu Kehinde, has been arraigned before the Ogba Magistrate Court for stealing N735,000 belonging to Ikeja Electric.

Olowu, a third party payment collection agent based in Ipaja area of Lagos State, absconded with the money, after refusing to remit the proceeds collected from sales of Ikeja Electric Prepaid Meter Recharge cards and all efforts to get the money from him proved unsuccessful. (more…)

Three remanded in Prison for tampering with Ikeja Electric’s installations

LagosNigeria: December 28, 2017: Three persons, Adegoke Azeez,(30), TijaniRasaq, (54) and Goodnews Sunday, (26) have been arraigned before Ogba Magistrate Court on three count charge of attempt to commit felony by tampering with Ikeja Electric installations, thereby committing an offence contrary to and punishable under section 411 and 168 of the Criminal Law, Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.

The three men were apprehended in the late hours of Thursday 21st December, 2017  atAbiola Street, Oke-Ira, Ogba, Lagos while reconnecting customers of Ikeja Electric  who had been disconnected following outstanding bills owed the Disco. (more…)

Ikeja Electric Rewards 25 Loyal Customers In Energy4Life 4th Anniversary Draw

In a bid to give back to its customers, Ikeja Electric Plc, Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution network has rewarded 24 customers on our network with free 4,000 monthly worth of energy for a period of one year and a star prize reward of 4,000 monthly for a period of 4 years.

Speaking during the event in which the reward prizes were presented to the Energy 4 Life Customer Loyalty Reward Draw winners, Head, Corporate Communications, Felix Ofulue, explained that the gesture was in a bid to give back to its loyal customers and encourage them to continue support the system by paying their bills as at when due. “We are out to serve our customers better and to appreciate their efforts towards bill payment. This is the first of its kind in the power sector and we rewarded 25 customers with free 4,000 worth of energy for a year and a star price of the 4,000 but for four years was also issued to a customer,” he said.

The Chief Commercial Officer, Folake Soetan who was also present at the event said that Ikeja Electric deeply values her customers and is constantly seeking ways to deliver innovative services and ensure customer satisfaction. She thanked the winners for their loyal support of the Company noting that customers are the reason IE is in business.

Reacting to the reward, a retiree, Mrs. Ajibua Beatrice, at Olutola street, Ojodu who won the price for a year lauded the company’s effort, saying “I am very excited with the reward and I want to advise the company to continue with its good work.” Another winner Mrs Ajibola Hafsat Mahmoud said she could not believe she had won when she received the call from Ikeja Electric. “I always pay my bill regularly. The day they bring my bill is the day I go to their office to pay. So when I went to their office to confirm the call I had received I kept hearing Congratulations! Congratulations! That’s when I believed the good news and I was so happy. I encourage everybody to please pay their bills regularly” she said.

The star prize winner Oloyede Isiaka expressed his joy at emerging the winner stating that such a thing had never been done before. He thanked Ikeja Electric for recognizing customers who regularly keep up with their responsibility of paying their bills.

Ikeja Electric introduced the reward program in November in commemoration of its 4th anniversary. The program was designed as a way of rewarding loyal customers who pay their bills regularly and encouraging others to do the same.

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